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CBS
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
day a meteorite makes impact with earth in russia. what's really going on here? i came to nasa goddard to find out and get some real answers. >> today the day of an amazing cosmic coincidence. >> the close call happened earlier this afternoon. an astroid called 2012 da14 whizzed pasted earth at about 17 thousands miles per hour. nasa scientists believe da14 was once part of the astroid belt between mars and jupiter and is a remnant of our ancient solar system. the astroid passed under the orbit of some of our weather satellites. it's captivated attention of people at goddard and around the world. we had about 17,000 miles of breathing room from its closest point above the indian ocean and it was about 2,000 miles or so from the nearest satellite orbiting earth. >> space is a really big place, so it's still mostly empty. >> reporter: the approach of da14 may be news to us, but nasa has known about it for a year. it's the meteor that slammed into russia earlier this morning that took them completely by surprise. it's a calculated risk nasa took when they first started studying outer spa
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
above the earth. traveling about five miles per second. but slow down. nasa says there is absolutely no danger. >> it's not going to cause earthquakes, it's not going to cause any climate change. >> reporter: da14 was first discovered by amateur astronomers last february in spain. since then, nasa has been plotting its path and is certain there will be no impact. its closest approach expected to be near indonesia at 2:24 p.m. eastern on friday. images have already been captured on high-powered telescopes in australia. >> you won't be able to see it with the naked eye. with research and a decent telescope, you have a shot but your best bet may be to do what a lot of people around here will be doing, monitoring the nasa feed online. as it gets closer, nasa's powerful gold stone deep space communications complex will be taking radar imagery, research that could help scientists avoid disaster in the future. back in 1908, a smaller meteor hit in a remote region of siberia, destroying the landscape for hundreds of miles. and scientists blame the dinosaur's demise on a massive astroid. >> t
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 11:00am PST
by nasa standards. >> it is very hard to see. those are only observable in a few days of earth. this one actually slipped by our notice and came into the atmosphere. >> others are under a microscope so to speak. >> nasa monitors 9,000 asteroids and the big ones, a thousand of those, we monitor quite carefully. we call those potentially hazardous objects and look at their orbits and there are many hundreds before we have to worry about close approaches by those objects. >> that is good news. not as good for russia today. the president has ordered aid to be sent to the area and schools are closed because it is zero and the windows are broken. >> right now, nasa is watching for another event unrelated to the meteor, a giant 150' asteroid will fly by earth in the next half hour. observatories around the earth are pointing telescopes in the direction of the asteroid. amy joins us live from the laboratory in oakland where there is a party going on. amy? >> the party will be tonight when we can see it, closest to the earth in the next half hour but we cannot see it. it is so light. the people o
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 11:30am PST
ten tons. small by nasa standards. >> it is very hard to see. those are only observable in a few days of earth. this one actually slipped by our notice and came into the atmosphere. >> others are under a microscope so to speak. >> nasa monitors 9,000 asteroids and the big ones, a thousand of those, we monitor quite carefully. we call those potentially hazardous objects and look at their orbits and there are many hundreds before we have to worry about close approaches by those objects. >> that is good news. not as good for russia today. the president has ordered aid to be sent to the area and schools are closed because it is zero and the windows are broken. >> right now, nasa is watching for another event unrelated to the meteor, a giant 150' asteroid will fly by earth in the next half hour. observatories around the earth are pointing telescopes in the direction of the asteroid. amy joins us live from the laboratory in oakland where there is a party going on. amy? >> the party will be tonight when we can see it, closest to the earth in the next half hour but we cannot see it. it is so
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
la vega is live at nasa aims in mountain view where people gathered. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon. they were showing a feed of this. now it's just a recording of what it looked like. in the last 40 minutes it came as close as it would to the dearth. just to give you an idea how big it is, we're told it is as big as the size of this entire building, half a football field. on the screen, the asteroid doesn't look that spectacular. it looks like a small dot of light. these are pictures of the astroid being scene from an observatory in australia. it's 150 feet that's been dubbed 2012 da-14. scientists say there's no chance it will hit the earth. space enthusiasts came to watch the asteroid flying by as well as nasa scientists commenting on the significance. we spoke to a nasa expert and a viewer about the asteroid. >> it's coming very close and that gives us a wonderful opportunity to study it up close. and so we can learn a lot more about these types of objects. in terms of its scientist significance, there's depreleft over -- debris left over. >> i think
FOX Business
Feb 16, 2013 12:00am EST
. what we had the eyes on the other asteroid, i knew something like this would happen. nasa facing cut, and for once, i wonder if we should be spending. when they say it's not, it's always about "money." ♪ all right, starting off tonight with the plan to push off the sequester and save us all, senate democrats announced the new alternative to a $110 billion bill to replace the spending cuts until january 2 of 20 # 14, and there's already a lot of criticism, surprise, surprise, but as it stands, we are just 14 days away from when the deep across the board cuts are set to take effect. with me, now, is today's austin power panel. we have gretchen, better market ceo, dennis, and rich, "forbes" contributor. what do you think the democrats planned? >> look, it's the beginning, a negotiating appointment, dead on arrival, will never happen, but elements of it are interesting. melissa: like what? what do yolike? >> i like the scaled down cuts to defense. i like the fact that we're timely maybe starting to talk about cutting farm subsidies. i think at the end of the day there's no chance that
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 10:00am PST
or totally unrelated. this is nasa and there's little ole earth and the asteroid you can see the distance away from us, courtesy of nasa. right now a mere 25,000 miles, six minutes ago before we went on the air, it was at 27,000 miles, going very fast. and so, that's how they have it calculated not going to hit us or graze us, but buzz us in about an hour and ten minutes right here. i hope we live. just kidding. they say it's not going to hit us. not totally true and, but they say there's no 'cause for concern, hello. you never know, do you? and in other news we're following another major story for you today as the president heads to the windy city, his hometown, to deliver what's been billed pass a purely economic address. but there's he a growing sense that the economy will not be the only topic of discussion. this 174 shootings and 44 murders, so far, reported in chicago. that's just by february 3rd alone, all right? so it's going to get worse and it was really bad last year. last year, the city saw 506 murders, and more than 2400 shootings. and what a mess! all this after this 15-year
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
as "curiosity," the product of nasa's jet propulsion lab. >> it may sound familiar but what scientists here at jpl are actually looking for are signs of life past and present on the red planet >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with pulitzer- prize-winning humorist dave barry about miami, the "insane city" that's the focus of his new novel. >> the people come from everywhere, people just weird people are attracted to miami. the wildlife is weird, the weather is weird, it's a festering stew of weirdness. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. > anwithhe ooingupport of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions
KRON
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
. but on friday an asteroid is going to come really close to earth. but as carl azuz explains nasa says there's nothing to worry about. asteroid 2012 da14 is about half the size of a football field, and it's headed right for us, or right near us, but before you start worrying about this. >> it's a meteor shower. >> reporter: know that nasa says this: >> the close approach of this object 2012 da14 on february 15th in nothing to worry about. its orbit is very well known, we know exactly where it's going to go, and it cannot heat the earth. >> reporter: with concerns about the end of the world put to rest, lets check out some science on this bad boy. first of, the asteroid is cruising along its 17,455 miles per hour. that's fast. but not as fast as rockets have to go in order to escape earth gravity and get in the space. speaking of gravity, it's going to give the asteroid a little extra pull as it passes by. so, as this thing is closer to earth, it's actually going to get faster. just how close is da14 going to get when it passes by on february 15th? more than 17,000 miles away from the planet.
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
a little over half hour ago and nasa says it's the closest one of its kind to approach our planet. we did a little digging to get more information on it. it's known as 2012-d.a. 14. the asteroid is 150 feet and destined for earth's backyard. experts say this is not to be confused with russia's meteor. >> the european space agency has run the videotape backwards tracing the trajectory of this object and it doesn't seem to have a direct relationship between d.a.-14. >> reporter: before you start recalling 1998's film "armageddon," think again. it's not going to impact earth. >> we can say with great confidence there is no chance of it hitting the earth. >> reporter: as far as asteroids go, this is a little one. the one that wiped out dinosaurs was six miles across. nasa says the asteroid will miss us by 17,200 miles. to put that in perspective, that's closer than the television satellites beaming your signal right now. researchers hope this asteroid can help them learn how to avoid collisions with larger ones, which could destroy the earth. >> we'll
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
planet. it happened in the past hour, nasa said the meteorite in russia had nothing to do with the asteroid, about the size of half a football field. joining me, astronomer david dundee. the question is, as i have just answered, there was nothing to do with the two of them one is more common than the other. meteorites in the sky of russia coming down. how rare is that? >> well, meteorite impacts happen all the time. the earth picks up tons of debris every day but it's usually in the form of dust and smaller objects. one the size of what we saw in russia is a once in a decade thing. last time this happened was about ten years ago, over in the pakistan, india region of the world. but the two objects are totally unrelated and one of the other big things to consider is that you're separating the two events by 14 hours. remember, the earth is hurling around the sun at 19 miles per second so we're in a different neighborhood than weapon the meet -- when the meteor came in in russia. >> that's interesting. everything's moving at once. how fast was this thing going? >> the top sea
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
overnight. a nasa scientist explains how it could arrive unexpectedly. >>> the not so triumphant return of a >>> welcome back at 6:15. that disabled cruise that became a nightmare for passengers sits empty in mobile, alabama. a long trip homemade longer with problems towing the boat to shore. jay gray is also in mobile this morning where that ship is docked. jay, good morning to you. i cannot imagine the relief those passengers are feeling today. >> reporter: absolutely, eun. good to talk to you this morning. relief. it started with a lot excitement. adrenaline as the ship was pulled into the port here. take a look. not a much better picture than this had. an empty and idle carnival triumph. loud roars, applauses. not only from the ground but from those on the deck. they began chanting let us off. let us off. they were systematically removed from this ship. a process that initially carnival told us would take four to five hours. they finished in just over three hours. even with just one working elevator on the ship. a lot of the passengers, over 100 reunited with family members and frie
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> the asteroid is a small blip on this nasa feed on these -- at the space museum. it came within 17,000 miles of earth. >> it is incredible. it makes me think the government to blastep funding how things, maybe. >> all of these made us wonder, ?hat if, you know, on a house >> the insurance agents says you good,-be deductible. -- the insurance agent says you minus the deductible. >> it is something to think about it your home gets struck meteor. nasa says there were no worries the act asteroid. weighed asin russia as the eiffel tower. >> pretty incredible. also tonight, we are hearing more horrifying stories on what a true nightmare at sea. 44 lines of people on board the c --val cruise -- crews carnival cruise ship triumph are back home. we have stories of survival and recovery.ional >> a long recovery, but closer to the end. newsands of arrived in orleans. thinkingthey will be sleeping in warm beds. the end of a voyage they had anticipating for days. >> we only had an hour-and-a- half to sleep. be going home. >> a fire breaks out in the ship's engine room. the ship started drifting in the gu
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
, congress directed the federal agencies including the faa and nasa collaborating in accelerating the integration of uas into the national air space. the faa modernization and reform act of 2012 contains provisions designed to promote and facilitate the use of civilian unmanned aircraft. we, on the subcommittee, know that you've been working hard and have made progress towards meeting the prescribed objectives, but we also know that there are many unresolved issues, both technologically and regulatorily. again, i go to the goal today to have the research to overcome technology issues and mitigate risk involved with uas integration into the national air space system. we're particularly interested in hearing about any advances towards eliminating as a as a vulnerabilities. the agreements on technological standards and the "washington post" reported nine american uas crashes occurred near civilian airports overseas as a result of pilot ere -- error. there's poor coordination with air traffic controllers. in august 2010, the "new york times" reported that a navy uas violated air space
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
discoveries. >> reporter: at nasa's jet propulsion lab in pasadena, scientists and engineers cheered when a vehicle designed to roam across mars landed last august in an area called the gale crater, practically right on target. it was an amazing feat, putting a one-ton rover the size of a car onto the martian surface. the trip took eight and a half months and the project cost $2.5 billion. the rover, called "curiosity," has been on mars for nearly six months now, and it is sending back results. high resolution photos coming from the surface of the planet are like nothing man has ever seen before, and scientists believe they could shed light on whether life ever existed on the fourth rock from the sun. at jpl's lab, where a duplicate of "curiosity" is used for testing, space scientist and engineer adam steltzner says the geologists are fired up over what they can see from 17 cameras mounted on the recently landed rover. >> it's fantastic. you know, one thing about putting a rover on the surface of mars is you get images of the surface that you can never get from orbiters, right? you resolv
CNN
Feb 16, 2013 4:00am PST
is falling. any connection between these rocks heading toward us? >> well, nasa says no. the asteroid that we saw just whizzed by earth yesterday. they were coming in completely different directions. because of that, they're just random events that happened to occur at the same time. a really big coincidence. >> were you surprised to hear about the russian meteor? how rare is that? >> the russian meteor was a complete surprise to astronomers and, obviously, the public. it's fairly rare once every 100 years do you have this kind of event. the last one we saw in 1908, and that was a pretty devastating one, as well. but to have it occur over a populated area, documented with these youtube videos and whatnot, it's a very clear example of the power these space rocks can punch. >> yeah, it looked like a scene from a movie really more than anything. i can't imagine the fear being there. how would you describe this meteor? was it relatively small considering? >> yeah, you know, for what it was, it was a fairly small meteor. about 50 feet across, maybe a bus or an suv, a couple of suvs together. the o
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
in the bay." >> this morning mountain view's nasa ames is under investigation accused of sharing secret weapon system technology with china and other countries. two republican congressmen say the fbi has been investigating ni nasa ames for the past four years. the congressmen say the u.s. attorney's office in northern california wants to bring criminal charges but has been blocked by the justice department. the u.s. attorney's office denies that claim. business and tech reporter scott mcgrew is looking into the story and will bring us updates throughout the morning. >>> right now a developing story from south africa where olympic athlete oscar pistorius has just been taken back to jail after being charged in court with killing his girlfriend inside of his home. prosecutors now accusing him of premeditated murder. "today in the bay's" chrkris sanchez is live in our newsroom. we understand that pistorius sat through that hearing breaking down crying as family members watched stunned in that courtroom. >> we went more than once as he sat in court to be formally charged with the murder of h
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
of them hurt by falling glass. nasa saying the meteor was about 50 feet and impact may have been 30 times stronger than the atomic bomb that hit hiroshima. drivers are searching a frozen lake, this one near where it landed. 20,000 searchers looking for remains of the meteor but so far they haven't found any. >> kelly: we have to check this out. an amazing video, an unrelated asteroid flying past earth, this one was much bigger and could have been more dangerous. it doesn't look so bad within safe within our atmosphere but this nasa of an makes shows the path of 150 foot asteroid. it came within 17,000 miles of earth's surface and something so large has come to our planet. scientists have been keeping a very close eye on this one, but there are a lot -- they have never seen them coming this big. >> heather: here to add to that, a mysterious sighting, this one even closer to home. reports of a bright light flashing through the sky, this was in northern california. >> kelly: look at that. >> heather: you can see flying by on the right hand corner of your screen, witnesses saying it looked li
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
up to look for the remains of the meteorite. nasa can track objects if they are big enough but the agency did not know this was coming there is so much stuff out there scientists are working to change that by building and launching a satellite that would track what is called "near earth objects." >> nasa is emphasizing that there is no connection between the meteor over russia and a huge asteroid making a close trip across earth. nasa says it will be the best opportunity ever to monitor a near miss by something so large. it is half 9 size of a football field. oakland space and science there is has a telescope viewing party at 7:00 tonight and nasa is broadcasting it on the web site at abc7news.com under "see it on tv." >> there was chaos in san francisco resulting in a shooting and chase and multi-car pileup. we are joined from 5th and mission to plain how this unfolded. cornell? >> stolen car suspect behind bars this morning after causing a major accident after a police chase right here at 5th and mission streets. police cleared the scene but they say the driver of a stole
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00am PST
. thanks so much. >>> still to come on "today in the bay," nasa ames facing serious accusation this is morning leveled against it by two congressmen. we'll have details on it coming up. >> in court today charged with the murder of his girlfriend. i'm kris sanchez. i have developing details coming to you from the newsroom. >> good morning to you. a great looking day shaping up. temps wi s will climb into the . might be talking records. we'll break it down coming up. >>> a much clearer view of the roadways than we had yesterday. i'll show you what we have cropping up. it is friday but is it light? we'll let you know. >> a live look at san francisco's embarcadero on this friday, february 15th. no traffic there just yet. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you. thanks for being with us. it's 5:29. i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. right now we're switching stories here. all right. >> yes, we are. we're going to talk to kris sanchez. she's live in our newsroom right now talking about south african olympian runner osc
KBCW
Feb 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
. satellites are in higher orbit. >> nasa is currently studying about 9,000 of these near-earth asteroids. about 1,800 of them are fairly large, and those are of particular interest to us. >> nasa says there's no connection between the two events. it was simply a cosmic coincidence. >>> a sfring of attacks on women -- a string of attacks on women in the mission district may be the work of one man. >> reporter: both attacks happened in the heart of the mission district. both in the early morning hours. and in each case, the attacker's methods were exactly the same. a lone woman walks toward the man and is then grabbed from behind. no robbery, no sexual attack, just a beating with fists. police believe the same man was responsible in both cases. victims describe this hooded suspect. and tonight women say the streets of the mission are dangerous at times. >> i feel when there's not a lot of people around, people will search for people who are just walking alone. i think people can be a target when it's late. >> i try not to leave places late. i call a lift or walk down the middle of the stre
KCSMMHZ
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am PST
and weighs 130,000 tons. it revolves around the sun about once a year. nasa analysts say it will be closest to earth on friday at 2:25 p.m. new york time. that's 4:25 a.m. on saturday in tokyo. the analysts say the asteroid will be less than 28,000 kilometers tr earth, closer than some weather satellites. speed is estimated 1.78 kilometers per second. scientists say people in japan will be able to watch the asteroid travel southwest to west early saturday morning local time by using binoculars or telescopes. nasa says asteroids of similar size have come as close once every 40 years and collide with the earth once every 1,200 years. >>> researchers in the united states believe north korea could be preparing a new missile launch in the wake of tuesday's nuclear test. their analysis is based on recent satellite photos of a launch site in the northeast of the country. researchers at johns hopkins university looked at images of the launch site in musendanri. they compared photos taken in january with shots from three months earlier. the photos show a crane pointing in a different direction. part
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> nasa ames is under investigation accused of sharing technology with china and other country. the fbi has been investigating nasa ames for the past four years. the congressmen say the u.s. attorney's office in northern california wants to bring criminal charges but has been blocked by the justice department. the u.s. attorney's office denies that claim. >>> we have new video from a courtroom in south africa. in one fatal night olympian oscar pistorius went from local superstar and international hero to standing trial for premeditated murder. during his very first hearing while these charges are being read he breaks down in tears. michelle kosinski witnessed it all in the courtroom. >> reporter: olympian oscar pistorius, accustomed to the cheer of victory, keeps his head down, now shielding his face from cameras to and from court. today the world press gathered him around while he's charged with the murder of his girlfriend shot three times in the head and body in pistorius's upscale well-secured home around 4:00 a.m. thursday. at 30, a cover girl, law school grad, soon to be reality s
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
patel on the roof keeping an eye out for anymore asteroids. >> oi, watch out, i am, indeed. nasa says the asteroid passed by just hours after the meteor yitd hit russia is just a coincidence, asteroids are rocky objects sometimes big enough to be called minor planets. we also have meteorites smaller than asteroids but orbit the sun. these are small businesses of an asteroid. if a meteor enters and vaporizes it becomes a shooting star but if it lands on earth we can call it a meteorite. that exploded today. check out this map. it shows us a site of every known meteor landing since 2300 bc. wow it's a stunning image. u.s. meet logical society put this together. other thing is that gorgeous warm winter weather. the question will this continue as many of you make your long holiday weekend plans? i'll be back with the accu-weather forecast and a look at live doppler 7 hd. changes in the forecast. >> thank you so much. >> christopher dorner the former los angeles police officer who went on a killing rampage died from a single gunshot wound tolt head according to investigators. they added it
KICU
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
are unrelated. nasa has been keeping a watch on this space rock for months t. came within 17,000 miles of earth. objects that size buzz earth about once every 40 years. >> this is a set of these asteroids and comites, even, that do occasional pass close to the earth across our orbit. we keep close track on those so we can predict when one might, some day, hit the earth. >> reporter: the best viewing was in australiaia and asia. but tonight, the space and science observetory will be open for people to get a look as it heads back to outer space. more details on today's event. scientists believe our solarsystem could have 500,000 or more asteroids, the size of the one that came chose to the earth today. fewer than 1% have been catalog. nasa spents $20 million a year on asteroid detection. as for the difference between a meteor and an asteroid, a meteor is an asteroid that comes into earth's atmosphere. go to our web site for more images and look at the images tab at the top of our home page. >>> hate today, authorities in southern california revealed fugitive former lapd officer dorner died from
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 5:30pm EST
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ABC
Feb 15, 2013 5:30pm EST
down a wall in the zync factory. nasa scientists say this was the biggest meteor in over a century, weighing in at over 7700 tons, much burned up in the earth's atmosphere but fragments slammed into the ground, one big chunk right into the lake. >> it's no small event. >> reporter: and what nasa says it was not was part of this asteroid called da14 which buzzed dangerously close to earth today. an estimated 100 tons of space material enters the atmosphere every day and most falls harmlessly in unpopulated areas. the national safety counsel says you're twice as likely to be struck by lightening. and 20,000 troops have been sent to help terrified residents. those people are spending a cold night without any windows. temperatures in that part of russia are well below 0 tonight. moscow. >>> this meteor strike is getting a lot of attention but it's also one of the only times we've actually seen video of something like this. it's amazing stuff. >> it's incredible. it hit and landed in pieces traveling at the speed of 19 miles per second and even though hundreds of people were injured and
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 1:20pm EST
workers in this house in forms of involuntary servitude. nasa civil rights for help and civil rights section prosecuted individual employers for holding their employees and involuntary servitude. they would not do as agricultural cases to cases of domestic workers such about african-american women and those workers complain that not just a ripping hunt against their will because often they were allowed to go to the store by themselves or leave their employers presents, but there is so subjugated they were and she concludes, paid almost been for the laborer. they were never given days off in the cases the prosecution said even though they weren't held in chains, even though they weren't held a coercion, this is a form of slavery and people can't treat other people this way. >> host: when did the term civil rights conmen and prior to the area you are talking about, when the civil rights legislation are action start to go away? >> guest: the term civil rights has a long history and it means different things over different periods of time. one of the things i discovered was during the ea
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
? deflected in tehran or something like that? >> andrea: doesn't it make you nervous that nasa is being dismantled by the administration? how are we supposed to know when they are coming? >> bob: nasa was not who intercepted this. it was department of defense. it was not nasa. >> andrea: right. nasa doesn't have anything to do with space. >> bob: i don't think the republicans. this is a waste of time. if it hits your house, well -- this is not hateful. i don't want it to hit your house. if it hits the russians, too bad, too. any human being, too bad. with the exception of a few i can think of. >> eric: this is irrelevant. [ overtalk ] bronc you upset about that? >> eric: no. everything is fine. can we point out the weekend away that the department of homeland security spent the money on, they spent money on $40 billion in various projects like in arizona $90,000 to fund and install video monitoring system for security cameras in chicago. guess what happened? never put security camera up? >> andrea: what is going on? >> dana: this is strange. i understand a training video for a lot of th
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
for wednesday and thursday morning. here is a satellite image from nasa. this is the snow cover all northeast and new england. .ou can see lake ontario the snow cover cuts off. the cloud cover sticks around .oday we will make progress overnight. tomorrow should be a partly day.y really nice. can see the system coming at us. the models indicate we could get . wintry mix there is uncertainty on the .recipitation type could pick up a couple of snow. if it is all , mostly cloudy, mild, 52 and 58 degrees. tonight, clear skies, 32 to 38. wednesday, we will have to watch , because if we see be an uglycould mess. good.ay and friday look this weekend, a big question mark. the one that has been forced to -- forecasting the other say it will head out to see. we will not panic yet. the music was honoring its best and brightest at the 55th grammy awards. there is justin timberlake. a tribute to bob marley. it was a wish folk rock band who performed and the, album of the year for their album. >> we figured we would not win black keyscause the have been sweeping up all day. there was not an artist who walke
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
and a meteorite. thank you. will? >>> a great deal of questions and mystery surrounding this. nasa ambassador greg red fern also the sky guy is here. always good to see you. >> you too will. >> whether or not this thing actually hit the ground? do we know that yet? >> i think that there was an impact because before we went on air i was surfing the net and they show a picture of a 26- foot wide crater in the ice. and in studying the video that we saw today. it looks like after the terminal burst which was a big flash that everybody saw was brighter than the sun. there were other meteorites that fell to ground that an expedition will go out and map the field where all this things landed and give us a good picture of what happened that day. >> the folks that actually do this. you call them hunters right? >> yes i can guarantee you there are people who have got their passports and they're on their way to there right now to join the people there. >> not just because they're interested. there's value here right? >> absolutely. i tell you with an event like this, you're talking tens of thousands of dolla
CNN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
to watch these things. and nasa has a near-earth program. it is, i would argue, it is underfunded because of what's at stake here both in the sense of preparedness and dealing with injury and upset. but as to deal with international incidents that might occur. you mentioned the 2002 meteorite over the mediterranean, at the time, the deputy director said if this would have happened over the subcontinent it might have been mistaken for a nuclear explosion in this belligerent stand off between india and pakistan at the time. there are certainly occasions back in the soviet days when the united states and russia mistook natural occurrences for what might have been belligerent events. and so, you have to watch these things. and the nasa near-earth program is important for all of those reasons. as you pointed out, as your other guest pointed out, the energy that's contained in just say small rock, you know, a foot across or a couple of feet across, traveling at these velocities can pack a lot of energy. so when it explodes, it's as if a nuclear explosion went off. obviously, not the radiation a
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
, thank you, henry. >>> still to come, a first for nasa's curiosity rover. the sample it just took and what it could reveal about the red planet. plus -- >> he came in here and he dropped off some clothes and he left the lid open. >> yeah, and what happened next in this east bay laundry room earned a kitten a very unusual reward. >>> plus we have a developing story in the northeast. the monster blizzard is still causing problems there. we'll show you the latest. >>> there is just a little relief in the northeast tonight in the wake of that massive blizzard. >> the powerful storm left a mess in six states. massachusetts the hardest hit. more than 400,000 homes and businesses are in the dark and right now boston's logan airport remains closed. snow removal vehicles are working to clear runways and tarmacs. nbc bay area's jay gray joins us live from boston with the latest on this developing story. jay. >> reporter: good evening, terry, diane. we're coming to you from copley square tonight. the park here took on two feet of snow just about. still, it's been a meeting place throughout t
CBS
Feb 15, 2013 4:30am PST
unrelated to the asteroid known as 2012-da14. nasa says it will pass within about 17,000 miles of earth around 1:25 this morning our time -- 11:25 this morning our time. a special viewing party is planned in oakland at the chabot space and science center. they will have telescopes to see it and scientists and astronauts to talk about it, as well. the party starts at 7 p.m. >>> thousands of passengers are grateful to be on dry land. their cruise from hell is over. carnival cruise lines is working overtime to fix its public relations nightmare. ines ferre with the passengers who won't forget being stranded at sea with overflowing toilets and food shortages. >>> reporter: passengers aboard cruise liner triumph celebrated as the ship was towed into port. for many, buses were waiting to carry them to louisiana and texas but even the thought of a 7 hour bus ride couldn't dampen the enthusiasm of being back on land. [ beep beep ] >> reporter: passengers are family and friends waiting for them pier had more immediate plans. >> i'm in hungry and in
Telemundo
Feb 15, 2013 6:30pm PST
la nasa en su punto mÁs cercano llegÓ a poco mÁs de 17 mil millas de la tierra. en distancias espaciales, se dirÍa que nos rosÓ. >>> el asteroide no tuviere lagos con el meteorito de rusia dijo el astro nombre koi coincidiendo con la nasa. es tan grande el da 14 que fue seguido por la nasa. meteorito rocas espaciales mÁs pequeÑas cuando entran en la atmÓsfera son casi imposibles de pronosticar. . >>> es como un tornado y un ciclÓn, y ciclon tan grande se ve mover y pored ciro pero un tornado no, aparece donde quiera. asteroide y meteorito en un mismo dÍa considerados coincidencia cÓsmica. cristina londoÑo telemundo. >>> ahora pasamos al puerto de mobile alabama, anoche llegÓ el crucero que fue remolcado desde el golfo de mÉxico tras varios dÍas a la deriva en altamar. los pasajeros cuenta l terrible experiencia con escasez de comida y poco acceso a los baÑos. angie estÁ en mobile con los Últimos detalles. buenas tardes. >>> buenas tardes josÉ. muchos pasajeros estÁn en sus hogares. y se les hace mÁs difÍcil, uno de los autobuses que los estaba trasladando a
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
a lot of our satellites. steve has more. >> imagine nasa spent over a year tracking that asteroid waiting to for it to get its closer point today to be outshined by the met your. the images coming out of russia are almost unbelievable. imagine seeing this bright flash on your drive to work this morning. the shock waves shattering glass, damaging buildings and injuring hundreds of people it exploded over central russia. an 11-year-old described ates pretty cool. inside nasa described it this way. >> it formed four and half billion years ago but it spent most of its life outside the asteroid belt. >> the blast in russia almost overshadowed the earth's close call with the asteroid, a 150-foot chunk of rack, big enough to create a crater similar to these craters caused by asteroids striking the moon. >> the good news is we've been tracking this for over a year, we know everybody is safe and it did not hit the earth. >> while nasa tracked the asteroid at 17,000 miles above the earl the asteroid over russia was just six miles over the earth. this
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